If you’ve been paying attention to the news lately, you may have heard about the massive farmer protests in India that were sparked by the passing of three agricultural laws this past September.
Dear Daily Bruin Editorial Board,
I write in response to your recent Enterprise article, “Lights, Camera, Inaction.” I graduated from UCLA’s Screenwriting MFA program in the spring of 2020.
2021 will go down in history books as yet another year in which the American people have been immersed in a multidimensional public health crisis.
With COVID-19 dominating headlines since early 2020, and with ever-changing lockdown rules and updates on the country’s arduous path toward herd immunity continuing to add fuel to our relentless 24-hour news cycle, it is likely that the past 11 months have represented the first period of time in decades in which the advice and guidance of public health experts have taken center stage for so long.
To the editor and readers of the Daily Bruin:
My name is Aaron Dalton. I am a recent graduate of the UCLA screenwriting master’s program, and in the article entitled, “Lights, Camera, Inaction,” I find the claims leveled against the program are not only in bad faith, but they actively undermine the positive direction I believe the program has taken since the arrival of professor Phyllis Nagy and professor George Huang.
To The Editor:
This letter responds to the feature story titled “Lights, Camera, Inaction,” published by the Daily Bruin on Feb. 1. The article is promoted as an “Enterprise investigation” that “meets Daily Bruin policy standards” while alleging a variety of failings attributed to the UCLA department of Film, Television and Digital Media over the past several years.
It is long overdue for UCLA to divest from UCPD and invest in the community.
After the powerful Black Lives Matter uprisings in June, Chancellor Gene Block and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Emily Carter, released a statement in response to protests, claiming: “UCLA will employ trained mental health professionals who can respond to mental health emergencies, either to support police officers on these calls or — if appropriate — to respond in place of officers.
Project Students for Progress in Employee Language Learning, Bruin Excellence and Student Transformation Grant Program and First To Go were just a handful of UCLA community programs whose operating budgets were slashed last year when the California Legislature stared down a $54 billion COVID-19-induced deficit.
Last year, we witnessed the incredible impact Native Nations can have in electoral politics and celebrated the largest number of Native people elected to public office in history.
Dec. 7, 2020, marked the last synchronous class meeting for Tyrone Howard’s Education 275: “Race and Education” class, a graduate-level seminar in the Urban Schooling division of the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies.
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